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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Access vs. searchxml

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#252  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#272  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperIBMMicrosoftinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release201719922015
Current release1.1.31902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20191.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, ScalaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsWindows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoon the application server
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationnoneyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUser level access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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